Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate, now what's going to happen to us with both a House and a Senate?
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A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.
Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth.
Why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as well as prohibition did, in five years Americans would be the smartest race of people on Earth.
A fool and his money are soon elected.
Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.
Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.
Let advertisers spend the same amount of money improving their product that they do on advertising and they wouldn't have to advertise it.
Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week.
There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.
A good artist should be isolated. If he isn't isolated, something is wrong.
I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a method of settling international disputes.
Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
I'm working on bringing the instant film camera back as part of the future.
Success is not to be pursued it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Movies are my religion and God is my patron. I'm lucky enough to be in the position where I don't make movies to pay for my pool. When I make a movie, I want it to be everything to me like I would die for it.
Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.